- GLOSSARY OF VOLCANIC TERMS
A volcanic texture comprising vesicles (rounded holes resulting when magma cools around gas bubbles) which have been subsequently filled by secondary minerals.
Glossary of volcanic terms. - University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. G. J. Hudak. 2001.
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amygdaloidal — [ə mig΄də loid′ l] adj. AMYGDALOID * * * … Universalium
amygdaloidal — [ə mig΄də loid′ l] adj. AMYGDALOID … English World dictionary
Amygdaloidal — Amygdaloid A*myg da*loid, Amygdaloidal A*myg da*loid al, a. 1. Almond shaped. [1913 Webster] 2. Pertaining to, or having the nature of, the rock amygdaloid. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
amygdaloidal — /əmɪgdəˈlɔɪdl/ (say uhmigduh loydl) –adjective 1. Geology (of rocks) containing amygdales. –noun 2. Obsolete amygdaloidal rock. Also, amydaloidal, amygdaloid … Australian English dictionary
amygdaloidal — adjective Date: 1813 of, being, or containing small cavities in igneous rock that are filled with deposits of different minerals (as chalcedony or calcite) • amygdaloid noun … New Collegiate Dictionary
amygdaloidal — adjective a) Shaped like an almond b) Of, like or pertaining to, the amygdaloid mineral … Wiktionary
amygdaloidal — adj. of almonds, pertaining to almonds, almond shaped … English contemporary dictionary
amygdaloidal — amyg·da·loi·dal … English syllables
amygdaloidal — adjective shaped like an almond • Syn: ↑almond shaped, ↑amygdaliform, ↑amygdaloid • Similar to: ↑rounded … Useful english dictionary
Mafic — is an adjective describing a silicate mineral or rock that is rich in magnesium and iron; the term is a portmanteau of the words magnesium and ferric . Most mafic minerals are dark in color and the relative density is greater than 3. Common… … Wikipedia